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It was 45 years ago today (December 6th, 1969) that the Rolling Stones held their ill-fated free concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California. The bill, which also included Santana, the Jefferson Airplane, the Flying Burrito Brothers, and Crosby, Stills, Nash &...
New Zealand prosecutors have alleged that AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd threatened to kill a man and his daughter. The allegations were made public Friday, December 5th. According to the BBC, New Zealand prosecutors claim that on the morning on September 26th, Rudd made two phone...
Earlier this week Brian Marshall, the bassist of Creed posted a short update on his troubled bandmate Scott Stapp, saying that they "talked briefly" and that Scott "seems to be okay." The post got so much attention that Brian felt the need to post again to clarify that Scott is...
Guns 'N Roses singer Axl Rose shared an eerie looking studio photo with fans on Wednesday (December 3rd) just four hours after he debunked rumors that he had been found dead in his Hollywood home. The photo was clearly taken in a recording studio and shows a ghostly figure on...
Tonight's (December 5th) finale of the Foo Fighters' Sonic Highways series is set in New York City and even though they have seven episodes behind them, Dave Grohl says he still can't imagine that millions of people watch the show. He tells us, "Seeing the finale episode, it...
Today (December 5th) marks the 41st anniversary of the release of Paul McCartney & Wings' Band On The Run album. Band On The Run, which reunited McCartney with legendary Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick, included three Top 10 hits -- "Helen Wheels," which peaked at Number 10...
Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose is not dead. An article designed to look like an MSNBC report surfaced on the Internet on Wednesday (December 3rd) with a headline reading, "Sources: Guns N' Roses Frontman Axl Rose Found Dead in West Hollywood Home at Age 52." The false report...
Keyboardist Ian McLagan, best known for his work in the seminal 1960's "Mod" group the Small Faces and later on, the Faces, died on December 3rd from complications from a stroke. In 1978, McLagan married Keith Moon's wife, Kim Kerrigan, and helped raise her daughter with Moon,...
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was taken to a police station in Tauranga, New Zealand in handcuffs after an incident on Thursday morning (December 4th). According to SunLive, witnesses at a local coffee shop saw Rudd get into a dispute with “a huge guy” who was apparently the drummer’s...